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  • Ceiling Fan Quality - Parts Make a Difference

    Ceiling fan quality is a major factor when looking to buy a new fan. To make sure you get the design which best suits your personal needs, here's our guide to the various ceiling fan parts and how they impact quality, performance and the look of the fan. Read on or shop our large collection of ceiling...
  • Shopping for Outdoor Ceiling Fans

    Find the Perfect Fan for Porch or Patio One of the hottest trends in home decorating is maximizing the use of outdoor seating patio and porch areas. You can add a new level of comfort to your outdoor space with the addition of an outdoor ceiling fan . There are a few things to know when shopping...
  • Quick Guide: Buying a Ceiling Fan

    Buying a New Ceiling Fan Want to stir things up around the house this summer? Add a ceiling fan ! Ceiling fans do more than just bring about breezes. Designed with the latest home decor trends in mind, these overhead fans move in fashionable circles. New Choices in Ceiling Fans High-tech...
  • Close-to-Ceiling Fans

    A Fan Made for Small Spaces Have a small room that needs a ceiling fan? Look to a close-to-ceiling fans to fit your needs. Sometimes called hugger ceiling fans or low profile ceiling fans, these fans are specifically designed for smaller rooms or rooms with low ceilings. Close-to-ceiling or...
  • Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans

    What To Look for in an Energy Efficient Fan Adding an energy efficient ceiling fan to your home is a great way to keep cool and save money at the same time. There are two types of energy saving fans to look at - Energy Star rated fans and energy efficient ceiling fans. Energy Star is a program...
  • Ceiling Fan Quick Tips

    Quick Tips for Buying a Ceiling Fan 1. Bigger rooms need bigger fans. Here's a quick guide: Rooms up to 225 sq. ft = 50-to 56-inch fan Rooms up to 144 sq. ft = 42-to 44-inch fan Rooms up to 64 sq. ft = 32-inch fan 2. Fan blades should be at least 7 feet above the floor. A blade height...
  • 5 Features to Look for in a Ceiling Fan

    Ceiling Fan Buying Tips Buying a fan doesn’t have to be complicated. We spoke with LAMPS PLUS ceiling fan buyer Dee Dee Glazer to learn the secrets of choosing a fan that’s right for you. There are several important considerations to look at when purchasing a ceiling fan : 1. Motor...
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